We are off again for the Sussex CAMRA Branches 2018 Festival. The
28th Sussex Beer & Cider Festival will be at Brighton
Racecourse, Freshfield Road, Brighton BN2 9XZ from Thursday
22 to Saturday 24 March 2018.
To show case the 60 breweries in the county, we are pleased to
reinstate the ever popular Sussex Bar.
A variety of food will also be on sale, including vegetarian, vegan
options and soft drinks.
This year, all the beer will be cooled throughout the festival.
This means that it should be in the same excellent condition on
the Saturday evening as it is when we open on Thursday.
Opening times and prices:
- Thursday 5pm-10pm £5
- Friday lunch 11am-3pm £6
- Friday evening 5pm-10pm £8
- Saturday 11am-7pm* £5, 3.30pm--7pm* £2.50 **
(**on door only & with NUS card) *or until the beer runs out
If you are lucky enough to look under 25 years old, please bring
photo ID and note that you must be over 18 to gain admission. A
minimum of 50 tickets for each session will be available on the
door, 20 minutes after the start of each session (so those who buy
their tickets in advance will enter the venue first). The ticket
price includes a souvenir glass and programme. Card-carrying CAMRA
members can also obtain beer tokens worth £2 at the CAMRA
membership stand. If you join CAMRA on the day, you will also receive
£2 beer tokens and a copy of the Good Beer Guide. Please bear
in mind that the popular beers sell very quickly, and, as it takes
at least 48 hours for beers to settle, cannot be replaced.
Advance tickets will be available
from Monday 24 January to Friday 18 March from the following
outlets: Evening Star, Brighton;
Gardener’s Arms, Brewers Arms Lewes; Duke of Wellington, Shoreham-by-Sea;
Selden Arms, Worthing; and Beer Essentials, Horsham; Eagle,Eastbourne;
Tower,St.Leonards. For postal sales,please state which session(s)
you require and enclose a 9x4 SAE with your cheque, made payable
to “Sussex CAMRA Beer & Cider Festival” and send
to SBB&CF Ticket Sales, 16 Connell Drive, Woodingdean, Brighton,
BN2 6RT. No refunds will be processed after 14 March 2017.
All bars will operate a token system. Token refunds will be given
for whole £’s only and before ‘time’ is
called at the bar. Surplus tokens may be deposited in the charity
box and will be passed on to our festival charity, Sussex Heart.
The number 2 and 22 buses pass the venue and there will be a shuttle
bus to and from Brighton train station. The venue is fully wheelchair
For more information, see the festival website www.sussexbeerfestival.co.uk.
If you would like to volunteer to work at the festival and have
not done so in the past, please keep an eye on this page.
Publicity Officer for Sussex Beer & Cider Festival